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| On Sep 6, 2021 2:30 PM IST

SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI Sri Lanka vs South Africa, Playing 11, Fantasy Tips, Stats, Pitch Report 7 September


SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Sri Lanka will face South Africa in the third and final ODI match at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 7 September. The visiting South African team registered a brilliant comeback with a convincing 67-run victory in the second ODI. Earlier, Sri Lanka won the first ODI by 14 runs against South Africa. The three-match ODI series is currently wonderfully poised at 1-1 and it is expected to be an exciting series finale. Both Sri Lanka and South Africa will be aiming to perform with the best of their potentials in this series deciding encounter.

SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction

Fixture Name: 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Competition: Sri Lanka vs India ODI

Date: 7 September

Time: 2:30 PM IST

Ground: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Team Form Guide:
SL (recent last): L W W L L
SA (recent last): W L W L NR

ICC Rankings: SL 9, SA 5

Pitch Report

The wicket at the R.Premadasa Stadium in the last match had some grass and it’s felt like a hard wicket with dryness and such wickets have good help for the spinners and batsmen too can get good runs. However, batting first will be the perfect decision.

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream 11 Prediction

SL Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Kusal Perera will miss the entire ODI series as he is yet to join the squad.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are unlikely to tinker a lot with their team.
  • Dasun Shanaka will captain the side.
  • Minod Bhanuka will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, and Dasun Shanaka will be their important batters.
  • Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya and Wanindu Hasaranga will be their main bowlers.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

Avishka Fernando
Minod Bhanuka
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Dhananjaya de Silva
Dasun Shanaka
Charith Asalanka
Chamika Karunaratne
Wanindu Hasaranga
Dushmantha Chameera
Akila Dananjaya
Praveen Jayawickrama

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SA Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the remaining Sri Lanka tour due to injury.

Expected Team Changes 

  • They are likely to retain the same playing combination.
  • Keshav Maharaj will be the captain.
  • Heinrich Klaasen will keep the wickets.
  • Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen will be their crucial batsmen.
  • Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi will be their key bowlers.

SA Playing 11 (likely)

Aiden Markram
Janneman Malan
Reeza Hendricks
Rassie van der Dussen
Heinrich Klaasen
Wiaan Mulder
Andile Phehlukwayo
George Linde
Keshav Maharaj
Kagiso Rabada
Tabraiz Shamsi

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Rassie van der Dussen: For South Africa, Rassie van der Dussen has performed amazingly well across formats in the recent few years. Rassie van der Dussen Stats in ODIs – 1044 runs in 28 matches at an average of 69.6.

Charith Asalanka: Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka smashed two brilliant back-to-back half-centuries in the last two ODIs. Charith Asalanka Stats in ODIs – 279 runs in 7 games.

Differential Pick: 

Janneman Malan: South Africa opener Janneman Malan has been in an excellent form with the bat in the recent while and also scored a remarkable hundred in the second ODI. Janneman Malan Stats in ODIs – 627 runs in 8 innings at an average of 104.5.

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SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Heinrich Klaasen
BATSMEN: Aiden Markram, Avishka Fernando, Rassie van der Dussen, Charith Asalanka, Janneman Malan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga
BOWLERS: Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chamika Karunaratne

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Kuljyot Singh

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